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'Master Sorine' A child street artist taken from 'The Strand' magazine: http://bit.ly/KGBefl
'Packing Chocolate' From my post about Victorian child workers, from 'The Strand' magazine: http://bit.ly/KGBefl
'A Child Nurse' From my post about Victorian child workers, taken from 'The Strand' magazine: http://bit.ly/KGBefl
Aspinall's Enamel advert from the year of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee.
Queen Victoria, 1887, from 'The Victorianist' this week to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee: http://bit.ly/KzrDt3
Queen Victoria, 1837, featured on 'The Victorianist' to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee: http://bit.ly/KzrDt3
Victorian advert for toilet soaps. Advertising has featured heavily at 'The Victorianist' over the last few months
The advert-covered Alhambra in 1899, from my blog on Victorian advertising this week: http://bit.ly/HkVtBR
Cover of the Illustrated London news from 1896, with NOTHING BUT advertising on the front cover.
Illustrated London news from 1852 - with no advertising on the cover
Caricature of a London board man.
Victorian advertising by the Aldgate pump in London - unknown date.
The opening ceremony of the 1896 Olympics in the Panathinaiko Stadium, Athens.
John Boland, Britain's first modern Olympic gold medalist, despite being in Athens only to visit a friend.
Prizes being awarded at the 1896 Olympics. Winners received a silver medal, an olive branch & a diploma.
Pierre de Coubertin, the father of the modern Olympics.
Photography pioneer David Octavius Hill with his daughter, Charlotte.
'Edinburgh Ale' (1843) left to right are author and artist James Ballantyne, Dr. George Bell & David Octavius Hill
The Forth Bridge in Scotland, under construction. As artistically beautiful as industry can get, I think.
Victorian children, with their bizarrely-proportioned doll, would grow to be better people. http://bit.ly/A1zM1l
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